Evanston City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz has been officially confirmed as the new City Administrator of Issaquah, Wash. The 6-0 vote of the Issaquah, Wash, City Council  on Aug. 12 was confirmed via email by Issaquah Mayor Mary Lou Pauly. The vote was 6-0 in favor with one excused absence among the Council members, Mayor Pauly reported. Mr. Bobkiewicz has been City Manager of Evanston since 2009.

Bob Seidenberg is an award-winning reporter covering issues in Evanston for more than 30 years. He is a graduate of the Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism.